•  Paste-Up picture : Bill Baker & Roger Koob

    The Buddies (9)  (New Haven, Conn.)
    aka David & Goliath


    Personnel :

    Roger Koob

    Bill Baker


    Discography :

    The Buddies (9)
    1962 - Must Be True Love / Hully Gully Mama (Comet 2143)

    David & Goliath
    1969 - I'm Still Lovin' You / Like Strangers (Tomaro 101)


    Biography :

    Bill Baker was the lead singer for the Five Satins in 1956-7. Baker is heard on five Ember releases. Of These, only "To the Aisle" achieved a commercial success.  When Fred Parris returned from the Army in 1958, Baker stopped recording for a couple of Years. In 1960 he recorded two records with the Chestnuts.

    Roger Koob                                                                                 Bill Baker

     In 1962, Roger Koob, Lead singer of the Premiers, Roger & The Travelers and the Frontiers, Teamed up with Bill recording one single as the Buddies. In 1969, Roger teamed up once again with Bill Baker and released a record as David & Goliath on Tomaro Records.


    Songs :

    The Buddies (9)

    Hully Gully Mama / Must Be True Love

    David & Goliath

    I'm Still Lovin' You                    Like Strangers



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